The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 38 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.00% 1.03% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.70% 5.06% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 9
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
WebSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
242 237 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.12% 20.34% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 174 208 159
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region.

WebSphere Salary Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Essex

WebSphere
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +7 14 £80,000 -
Colchester +10 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £40,000 -
Braintree - 1 £40,000 -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 58 (98.31%) Oracle
2 36 (61.02%) JBoss
3 35 (59.32%) WebLogic
3 35 (59.32%) GlassFish
4 31 (52.54%) Java
5 29 (49.15%) Hibernate
5 29 (49.15%) PL/SQL
5 29 (49.15%) JMS
6 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
6 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
7 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
7 25 (42.37%) Gradle
7 25 (42.37%) Ant
7 25 (42.37%) Data Mining
7 25 (42.37%) Finance
7 25 (42.37%) Maven
8 23 (38.98%) TIBCO
8 23 (38.98%) Middleware
8 23 (38.98%) SOA
9 21 (35.59%) RDBMS
9 21 (35.59%) J2EE
10 19 (32.20%) OOP
10 19 (32.20%) webMethods
10 19 (32.20%) TOGAF
11 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (25.42%) OO
12 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (23.73%) Degree
13 13 (22.03%) Open Source
13 13 (22.03%) UML

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (61.02%) JBoss
2 35 (59.32%) WebLogic
2 35 (59.32%) GlassFish
3 6 (10.17%) IIS
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
1 5 (8.47%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
1 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
2 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
2 25 (42.37%) Data Mining
3 21 (35.59%) RDBMS
4 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Gradle
1 25 (42.37%) Ant
1 25 (42.37%) Maven
2 5 (8.47%) Subversion
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) VisualVM
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Automotive
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Developer
1 30 (50.85%) Java Developer
2 23 (38.98%) Architect
3 17 (28.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (16.95%) Integration Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) Hibernate
1 29 (49.15%) JMS
2 23 (38.98%) Middleware
3 21 (35.59%) J2EE
4 11 (18.64%) Spring
5 10 (16.95%) Ajax
5 10 (16.95%) Swing
5 10 (16.95%) HTML
5 10 (16.95%) CSS
6 7 (11.86%) Java EE
7 6 (10.17%) Web Services
8 4 (6.78%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.78%) JPA
8 4 (6.78%) Java SE
8 4 (6.78%) Servlets
8 4 (6.78%) Struts
8 4 (6.78%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Open Source
2 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.47%) UNIX
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) SOA
2 19 (32.20%) OOP
2 19 (32.20%) TOGAF
3 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.42%) OO
4 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.03%) UML
6 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
6 12 (20.34%) Project Management
7 11 (18.64%) MVC
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL
8 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 29 (49.15%) PL/SQL
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.56%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) Korn
5 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) vSphere
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Puppet
1 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 58 (98.31%) Oracle
2 23 (38.98%) TIBCO
3 19 (32.20%) webMethods
4 5 (8.47%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) F5
4 5 (8.47%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.39%) Software AG
6 1 (1.69%) Splunk